CFHS code : MG137

Parish : St Mary the Great

Inscription : In Loving Memory of MARY AGNES BANHAM d 18 Oct 1930 E LOUISA J BANHAM d 14 Dec 1931 GERTRUDE BANHAM d 22 Jul 1948

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202171, 0.13822596 – click here for location

Banham grave
Banham monument


This headstone is located one row to the west of the east path towards the north of the parish. The carved inscription and kerb stones are in good order.


In Loving Memory of MARY AGNES BANHAM died Oct. 18th 1930.

E LOUISA J. BANHAM died Dec. 14th 1931.

GERTRUDE BANHAM died July 22nd 1948.

“The blood of Jesus Christ His son cleanseth us of all sin.” John 1.7

Relationship: Daughters of Charles and Emma Banham

Mary Agnes Banham (1864 – 18 October 1930)

Mary Agnes was the fourth child of Charles and Emma Banham.  Her father was a robe maker, and had a shop at 70 Regent Street where she spent her early years. Later she lived at 10 Station Road, with her parents and then Bateman Street with her sisters.  She never married, and she has no occupation in any of the census taken.  She died on 18 October 1930 whilst living at 1 Guest Road.

Emma Louisa Jackson Banham (1860 – 14 December 1931)

Emma was the second child of Charles and Emma Banham and known as Louisa.   She lived with her parents and two other sisters for her whole life, and did not marry nor have an official occupation.  She died on 14th December 1931 whilst living at 1 Guest Road with her sister Gertrude (her sister Mary Agnes having died the year before).

Gertrude Banham (14 November 1864 – 22 July 1948)

Gertrude Banham was the youngest daughter of Charles and Emma Banham.  She was a trained nurse and appears to have worked as a hospital nurse. She lived with Mary Agnes, and Louisa until they died, and then with younger brother Reginald Percy at 156 Tenison Road.  She died there  on 22 July 1948 leaving effects of £3074.


By Claire Martinsen

Emma Louisa Jackson Banham; Gertrude Banham; Mary Agnes Banham